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Elections are here and there were many candidates who ran in the primary. One must consider the most important thing that local and state legislators do that affects us all. Policies that protect and … more
Teachers are a school district’s most precious resource. They know their students, care about their students, and educate their students in ways that are most appropriate for each learner. In … more
“Monkeypox declared global health emergency by WHO (World Health Organization) as cases surge.” Folks, are we ready for another emergency non-emergency? Are you ready for another blow … more
Where are living people’s right to life?  There are those who profess to be the right to life party, yet fight reasonable gun laws at every turn, no matter how many kids or other … more
Summertime during an election year is a busy time, and not just for the candidates who are ringing doorbells, walking in parades and working the phones to rally support. It’s also a busy time … more
I want to try here to explain our current cold American civil war to the younger readers. Tribes can form around any special interest: political, religious, socio-economic, racist, sexist, sports … more
Vote for Jaime Herrera Beutler. She is a true American. She believes in America, in our constitution, in our laws and in democracy. Her opponents, Joe Kent and Heidi St. John, are believers in … more
Who would be the best choice for Clark County Council, Seat 2: Michelle Belkot or Kim Hamlik? Newcomer to the political scene, Kim Hamlik seems nice with an outgoing personality but are the people … more
Dynamic Maria Gluesenkamp Perez is a young woman with quite a background. She is a mother, holds a degree in economics, and runs a small and growing car repair business with her husband. She grew up … more
As a resident of Southwest Washington, I am deeply concerned about our district’s lack of leadership. Republicans have a stranglehold on this seat and it is time for that to change. Thankfully, … more
I have known Greg Cheney for many years. He is honest, meticulous and hard-working. A longtime resident of North Clark County, he is thoroughly familiar with the issues affecting our … more
It’s far past time for Joe Kent to drop out of the CD3 race. Joe is flatly and utterly unelectable. The most he can hope for is to get Jaime Herrera Beutler reelected. At worst, he will get … more
La Center is a growing community, just look around. Houses, apartments and townhomes are popping up everywhere. And the growth does not show any signs of slowing down. We have seen other small towns … more
Washington state is poised for change.  The leadership within our state Legislature must be replaced with common sense thinking and strong constitutional guidance. It has not been business as … more
By now, most citizens are aware of David Shook’s elite professional background. While I compliment him for his achievements, I am endorsing him based on his vision for the future of Clark … more
It has always amazed me at how honesty and integrity goes out the window around election time. Case in point is the television and printed ads by Jaime Herrera Beutler suggesting her opponent Joe … more
In an email to his supporters Kent complains “a dark money SuperPAC named ‘Conservatives for Stronger America’ has just dumped $724,000 into my race to prop up a spoiler candidate … more
“One man with courage makes a majority.” — President Andrew Jackson During the hours that the U.S. Capitol was still a scene of chaos and violence on Jan. 6, 2021, Rep. Jaime … more
What are the indispensable civilian uses that justify the wide availability of rapid-fire semi automatic firearms to most Americans of a certain age? My four Southwest Washington-area representatives … more
WA-3 voters have a chance to make history by rejecting political polarization and monetary influences in politics.  There is an independent candidate for Washington’s 3rd congressional … more
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